"I chose to be that guy who didn't issue the apology," says Daniel Elder. "Things went from there and it wasn't good."
The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.
Ron DeSantis Is Celebrating Twitter's Ban of Rebekah Jones. His Own Big Tech Law Could Force Them To Replatform Her.
Jones has been accused of fabricating her COVID-19 cover-up claims. Now she says she's running for Congress.
A new article's authors thanked Twitter for calling out their problematic microaggressions.
The creator of ultra-woke poet Titania McGrath makes the case against cancel culture.
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“The Act is so rife with fundamental infirmities that it appears to have been enacted without any regard for the Constitution,” the lawsuit reads.
We expect British royals to favor muzzling commoners, but too many lawmakers feel the same way.
Calling a classmate a racist slur on Snapchat is offensive. It’s also protected speech.
A member of the board (and a Cato Institute vice president) defends the controversial decision to kick the former president off the social media platform.
Facebook can't kill, jail, or tax you. It can only stop you from posting on Facebook.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
"At the time of Mr. Trump's posts, there was a clear, immediate risk of harm."
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From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, we want to believe one small tweak will solve our problems, says Jesse Singal.
Justice Thomas Wonders When Supreme Court Will Have To Consider Social Media's Private Deplatforming Power
A moot case about Trump blocking tweets leads to concerns that tech companies have too much control over speech.
Civil liberties advocates warn that the legislation threatens activism, journalism, and satire.
What about the federal government's own health experts?
Even minor tweaks to the law could shore up Mark Zuckerberg's dominance.
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"We don't need to use a faulty model and apply it to the very real terrorism problem that we have at home," says terrorism expert Max Abrahms.
The whole thing is arguably voided by Section 230.
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Twitter Sues Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Accusing Him of Retaliating Against the Company for Banning Donald Trump
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One bill would require lengthy disclaimers on all online political ads.
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Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
Platform censorship results from centralized design. Cryptocurrency techies are building decentralized alternatives.
He was no libertarian, but he absorbed an important lesson about regulating speech.
'That System Is Being Used Against You': Edward Snowden Makes the Case for Internet Privacy. Is He Right?
Online companies might not be as nefarious as you think.
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"Silicon Valley's Safe Space" has misinformed readers.
Tech companies should have the same freedom to choose their customers.
A person you know might be having an online conversation without a transcriptionist and a fact-checker right now, and we have to stop it.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants $100,000 Fines for Social Media Companies That Deplatform Politicians
It’s a terrible idea that violates Section 230, but is it actually unconstitutional? Don’t be so sure.
Newsmax Censors My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell During Segment About Twitter's Censorship of Mike Lindell
You want more censorship? Go ahead, repeal Section 230.
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Government will happily suppress misinformation in favor of misinformation of its own.